foul trouble

Definition of foul trouble

sports

  1. :  the state of having committed several fouls :  the state of being close to fouling out a basketball player in foul trouble

Word by Word Definitions

foulplay
  1. :  offensive to the senses :  loathsome

    :  filled or covered with offensive matter

    :  full of dirt or mud

  1. :  something foul

    :  an entanglement or collision especially in angling or sailing

    :  an infringement of the rules in a game or sport

  1. :  to become or be foul: such as

    :  decompose, rot

    :  to become encrusted, clogged, or choked with a foreign substance

  1. :  in a foul manner :  so as to be foul

troubleplay
  1. :  to agitate mentally or spiritually :  worry, disturb

    :  mistreat, oppress

    :  to produce physical disorder in :  afflict

  1. :  the quality or state of being troubled especially mentally

    :  public unrest or disturbance

    :  an instance of trouble


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